tv KRON 4 Early News KRON March 29, 2011 4:00am-6:00am PDT
>> justine: top stories, officials in japan are calling it a race jurors in this morning. petroleum found in soil samples. san jose motorcycle officer the victim of a hit and run, we'll tell you how he's doing and the latest on the search for the suspect. barry bonds trial, his former witness testified we will tell you what she said. >> live, from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. >> justine: good tuesday morning, march 29th, we are
seeing a big warm up in our forecast. now, here is a look at the weather. >> louisa: you may want to be planning some beach days come tomorrow and thursday. warming up into the east. starting up the morning with mostly clear conditions, pretty, out there in downtown san francisco. we have a big warm cutting away tomorrow. next chance of rain this weekend. current temperatures we're sitting in the '40's pretty much every where. 50 half moon bay, santa rosa 45. at 40 is as you head for fairfield delta, hayward, mountain view. 47 percent jose. suddenly, radar we are seeing a few showers to the north you can see rate
around eureka and the coastline. " we're dealing with is some high clouds sweeping through the area today we might see some sunshine mixed with clouds the ridge continues to build. as it does the temperatures will start to skyrocket warming up and see these in many spots. here's a look at these warm temperatures as we head into the next couple of days. will assure you temperatures are expected to warm up really nicely. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. 83 degrees on your wednesday, thursday bringing temperatures up to 84, lots of sunshine thursday, friday saturday a slight chance of rain you can see that cool down pretty significant by the weekend we're going to continue to keep a fairly warm temperatures three days this week bring its highs in the '80s. now, here is a look at the traffic.
>> erica: thank you, ran up the but we have a hot spot, south aren't limits, rate where it meets to 38. it is sitting out there, the driver fell asleep on the road. as a result california highway patrol, emergency crews are on the scene washington on ramp is shut down. you can rtc slowing on your screen. speeds as low as 17 mi. an hour of your thinking of taking that of france are heading down in that direction a love yourself extra time. california highway patrol is directing traffic. since it's pretty early, no other top spot, birch, looking first at the approach to the bay bridge, traffic is nice, light, streaming into some of the oscar. --and to san francisco. westbound 92 is very light, traffic on the
right hand side of your screen creeping its winter roster city truck and an excellent drive time of just 14 minutes from end to end. public transit, a great start, and no problems reported. >> justine: thank you, sin as a police officers in the hospital this is 29 year- old officer clayton. he was thrown from his motorcycle and a crunch which police say happened in a felony hit and run. >> reporter: the black marks, screeching tires, which groups of metal on pavement drop hot weather crash happened. you can still see the stains from the spilled gasoline where a motorcycle officer ran into the back of our cover the cut off. he survived because of his helmet but police say
he's now being treated for a slew of injuries to his face and upper body. the driver took off and light blue honda accord, 2004-2000 seek6. police say it is possible the driver had used up because someone bugs was pulling in and out. making this late turnaround there wasn't enough room was a traffic infraction. the leaving him laying there on the road, speeding off that was a felony. >> we believe the individual had to know someone was in need of medical attention to >> reporter: . 30 police officers swarmed to the area they could not find a light blue honda they now want the public's help. >> justine: the barry bonds perjury trial continues today with the people taking
the stand including an ex yankee, a former trainer, yesterday there was kron4 testimony from one of the most anticipated witnesses. dan kerman was in court for testimony from bronzes foremabox is from a witness. >> reporter: she testified that an hour about imagery was because of steroids he told her was " not something he did all the time, steroids was the reason other players were getting ahead, achieving. " he exhibited some of the side effects associated with the excessive use of steroids. in addition to his body getting bigger, he had acne on the shoulders and back, his hair was falling out, bloated, he also testified that he was aggressive coming irrigable, impatient. he would get angry easily and made threats. among them,
bell testified " he would cut my head up and leave me in a ditch. " and cut out my breast implants because he played for them. "--paid. she decided to go public on radio, tv discussing not only their relationship with his alleged steroid use, she also attempted to write a book with it being to embarrass and humiliate him. bell said she was not angry, simply hurt, she never one of the book's focus to be about steroids. in san francisco, dan kerman, kron4 news. >> justine: we'll continue to follow this trial. the u.s. will stand an envoy to libya to meet with leaders of the gaddafi forces. in
the meantime secretary of state hillary clinton is preparing to meet with libyan opposition in london she will attend a 40 nation conference on libya's future officials say they are dropping leaflets to troops that are on the ground, the message refuse gaddafi's orders, stop fighting, a growing. president barack obama talk to the nation yesterday, explaining the u.s. joined other nations to prevent the slaughter of civilians, adding that the international effort will not be led by nato. >> i said that america's role would be limited, we would not put ground troops into libya, we would focus our unique capabilities on the front end. we would transfer responsibility to our allies, partners. tonight, we're filling that pledge. going forward, the
lead in enforcing the no-fly zone would transitioned to allies and partners. i am fully confident that the coalition will keep the pressure on gadhafi's forces. in that effort, the united states, will play a supporting role including intelligence, logistical support search from rescue and capabilities to gm regina communications. >> justine: we will have more on the president's comments throughout the morning. meanwhile, officials are calling the situation very grave after confirming that highly toxic plutonium is seeping from the power plant. it has been detected in small amounts from the park plant they say the amounts are not a risk to humans but the substance appears to be related to
the ongoing accident. it can be shielded by a sheet of paper but it can remain in your lungs it could be carcinogenic. the official earthquake death toll has now topped 1000 people. pardon me 1100 thousand people. sorry about that. the very latest on the budget battle and what is happening in sacramento today, a big warmup is on the way once the sun comes out it will be a fantastic day.e will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments.
will fill as in coming up. california's budget battle continues today the state legislature is scheduled to convene in mid uncertainty over the fate of governor brown. the biggest question is whether the governor and an majority of democrats could get republican support for a special election. yesterday his office said no progress was made. the fight over the new union lot at to court in wisconsin lawmakers hope the hearing could offer clarity on whether a new law eliminating most of collective bargaining rights has gone into effect. scott walkers and ministration to assist other states and leaders dispute his claims. a hearing is scheduled this morning we will update you.
market headlines, stocks finished lower yesterday. losing some ground in late trading. economic reports due today the, the index for home prices for january, consumer confidence index report for march. chief auditors telling lawmakers that a financial overhaul law that president barack obama enacted is going to cross, as $1 billion. very little of that money is supposed to come for tax payers. the plan to introduce the beat the bills today--eight bills to date. coming up, the aftermath from the series of storms around the bay area. we'll show you the latest on the cleanup. the sun is out today, not yet but soon. we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments.
>> justine: welcome back to the kron 4 news. highway 89, all season could skink. hold police---scheme for all of these no fans. -the damage-i, debt and people's homes, this picture will show the damage that is happening in hillsboro, the ground is so saturated that the street is starting to sink. the repairs on the spot alone could take weeks. >> reporter: construction crews worked around the clock to stabilize this portion of it would bridge road after last week's powerful storm. expose the gas line in the water main. officials say was so
saturated the road sank 6 ft.. you can tell by looking at the sign it is much lower than the road, police captain says city workers managed to save the road from crumbling altogether preventing a possible gas line ruptured. >> 42 ft. section was opened up and began to say. and one. then northbound lane state in place, but this i'll say it away exposing a pacific gas and electric company pipeline. we're trying to stabilize their roadway. >> reporter: they're asking residents to be patient, construction on a new wall that would prevent the hillside from eroding will not be finished for least another six weeks.
hillsboro, kron4 news. >> justine: now, here is a look at the weather. >> louisa: we have slightly warning today, as we have been to tomorrow and thursday--as we head into to tomorrow and thursday. san francisco 49, a high of 63. back down to low 50s by 8:00 p.m. current temperatures, 40's, 48 oakland, 45 santa rosa. a few degrees warmer at san francisco coming in at 49. all the moisture is
well to the north. there are few showers really far north especially along the coastline. we're just watching a few high clouds, and today we will continue with lots of sunshine. temperatures into the upper 60s. 66 oakland, 59 half moon bay, 66 san jose, 67 morgan hill. very warm week. take a look at your temperatures for tomorrow. oakland 74, san francisco 71, napa 83, san jose 77., santa rosa 82 that could tie
the record set back in 2001. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. take a look at these temperatures it looks like we could warm up to the '80s on wednesday, keep those temperatures all the way around until friday. the rest of the workweek is i warm one. their car? >> erica: are hot spot is now on s i g alert southbound 800 --880. is currently shut down, no longer tracking any red or yellow on your screen. a live look at the bay bridge tunnel traffic is nice, light just a few cars making
their way into san francisco. no way that the pay case. san mateo, westbound 92 in very good shape we're accident and incident free. this taillights heading in the commute direction, the bright lights coming towards you east bound into hayward. good drive time of 13-14 minutes from end to end. >> justine: this just in, authorities say a gunman wearing suicide bomb belts are holding lawmakers and employees hostage in central iraq. it is not yet known how many people are being held. it is located 80 mi. from big debt. we'll continue to update you throughout the morning. san francisco police are looking for thieves who stole an estimated to and and $50,000 worth of jewelry from the mission district
store over the weekend. that happened on saturday. on 23rd street. this leaves the use broken through a business the store has six surveillance cameras. but the intruders stayed down the hall was captured was 08 hood. charles redman taught at park middle school in antioch, allegedly touching a boy on thursday detectives have also learned that he allegedly made inappropriate comments to other male students at the school. a teenager who tried to kill three of his teachers was found guilty of attempted murder, alex ushoat, was
armed with a chainsaw, and a sword. prosecutors say he was angry at the teacher to give him bad grades. --who gave him bad grades. a key witness in the trial of two men charged in three murders including that of an oakland journalist is expected back on the stand there testifying against the defendant as part of a plea deal telling jurors that he was ordered to kill because the man's relatives had killed his brother. he says he carried at the head as well as bailey who was investigating the trap. -- that attorney-general offices urging state regulators to toughen a $3 million settlement over piccinni's failure to provide documentation of pipeline records. they
defend the agreement saying its trucks sets strict mother jones to prove that there crosslines our level. the commission could vote on the supplement as early as april 11th. the city of san bruno will open a resources and recovery center for those affected by the september 9th fire. it is an outpost for case management, counseling, support for a range of ongoing issues. it will have area's for group and individual meetings help streamline their the very difficult process the residents are going through putting their lives spend together. activists are trying to get more information calling for an end to the don't ask don't tell policy. their challenge your request to keep the repeal of " don't ask, don't tell " in place while the
pentagon repairs and then to the practice in a brief filed on monday in san francisco courtroom lawyer said keeping the old policy is an upsurge. under the new policy there sections remain in tell the change will not damage combat readiness. coming up, we have the latest on a lawsuit for wal- mart we could tell you where it could happen today and what this means for people who work there. here is a live look in san as they, we will have more and your weather and traffic in a minute.
>> justine: the details as the supreme court will hear arguments today in a major class-action suit against wal-mart. its largest of discrimination lawsuit against the nation's largest retailer its decision on whether not they can move forward wal-mart says there's no evidence female employes are poorly treated it includes too many women with too many different positions in its 3400 stores. i new study on medicare shows it may be hard to raise the age minute--age limit without causing a ripple effect
raising the age to 67 would save billions of dollars but it would then and cost employers more because people would have to work longer, the study says even though people under 30 would be hit because more seniors were be in the insurance pool which could raise costs. thousands of people poured into the streets to demonstrate in favor of the government many protesters held up pictures of the president's while some painted their faces and chest and national colors. the north pole is about to get graced with throaty prince harry to protest today for an exposition trip to raise money for wounded servicemen he would join a group of military serviceman in norway training for three days taking off and a fire day expedition the money he raises will go to a charity
called walking with the wounded. he will head back to the u.k. for the wedding. coming up on the kron 4 morning news the latest on an officer involved shooting we will let you know how the officer is doing + " it intervened to stop the president makes his case for america's involvement i will of his speech, reaction to coming up.
up. inland into the upper 60s lot of sunshine for tomorrow and next week could warm antony these some of the warmer temperatures 83. we could set some records tomorrow in terms of that he. of lots of sunshine by thursday keeping those eighties around warm weather continues to recover a portion of your work week. we're sitting in the 40's this morning or to 50 in half moon bay. 45 degrees and santa rosa, mountain view. satellite, radar showing you all the wet weather up to the northwest getting some showers in the far northwest portion of our state. once the storm passes to the east we are expecting that ridge to really build in that's why those temperatures should skyrocket come tomorrow they will stay warm rate until
friday. year after noon i certainly warmer upper 60s flirting with the 70 degree mark in napa 66 for a oakland, san jose 65 degrees for fremont, hayward 66 in livermore. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. showing you what you can expect over the next few days. tomorrow we noticed a warm-up, take a look, by about 14 degrees warmer. we will stay that way as we had in here friday we will hold on to the '80s by saturday a big cool down just of the system that could bring as just a slight chance of maybe a few showers on your saturday drying out by sunday temperatures to rebound on monday morning up into the '70s inland upper 60s around the bay low sixties for the coast. now, here is a look at the traffic.
>> erica: we're working on now hotspot an update on our sip laird three lanes are shut down. this is the aftermath of a solo crash that happened in the 3:00 hour when the driver fell asleep so in addition to these lane closures we also have the washington street on ramp shut down in effect until 5:00 the good news is we've shaken a lot of those backups we were seeing speeds down just 17 mi. an hour now we're back into the fifties expect some minor delays as you make your way. much more information coming up. project looking first at the approach of the bay bridge, traffic is very light headed west front of his efforts as group traffic moves well from all three approaches including the shore freeway. --east shore freeway. your
ride to and from westbound 92 is in good shape nice, light, dry time of just 14 minutes from end to end. south bay not tracking in the hot spot, a live look here, close to downtown you can see this taillights in good shape. making their way up toward santa clara not tracking a back up just yet. if you're thinking about public transit no problems reported just yet. just seen? >> justine: this is san as a police officer he was thrown from his more psycho in across the police say happened during hit and run. jonathan bloom has more. >> reporter: here in san as a police are looking for the driver of light blue honda
accord it was involved in an accident with a police officer the officer is in the hospital after he was on his motorcycle and ran into the back of the honda the driver made a right turn at this intersection the officer rented it. at that point it was a traffic infraction as soon as the driver sped off it became a felony police say they are sure they know the officer ran into the back of the car they're hoping he or she was scared and will come forward. >> justine: the perjury trial against home run king barry bonds will continue. jason and gemmule be the first of several conflicts called to testify they have admitted to using performance enhancing drugs that they obtained from barry bonds as personal trainer. bonds is former mistress testified that bond
blamed a elbow injury on steroid use and the body and behavior of the home run king changed during their nine year relationship. as this trial continues we will be there. hillary clinton is preparing to meet with libyan opposition convoy in london she will then attend a 40 nation conference on libya's future. officials say they're dropping leaflets to government troops, the message says refused gaddafi's orders, stop fighting, go home. president obama wants to make it very clear what the u.s. is doing. less that he made the case for american involvement in the civil war. in his speech he addressed the national defense university, it is getting mixed reaction today we will get the latest. >> reporter: we have
intervened to stop a massacre. >> facing mounting criticism president obama explained america's mission monday. >> when our interests, as are its stake we have a responsibility to act. >> reporter: he said he wants khaddafi at par pretty emphasized the u.n. authorized mission is about enforcing a no-fly zone not removing gaddafi by force. >> there's no question that libya and the world would be better off with that gaddafi of power. along with many other world leaders have embraced the call we will actively pursue it turnon military means. >> lawmakers fired back urging a tougher stance. >> if we tell and don't worry you will be removed by force and i think that's very in converging to him.
if you say the regime changes market to take place by force i certainly can't agree with the danger to the world. the president's speech is a logical if you're reading this on a large extent you would give it an f. it contradicts itself. >> reporter: nato will take over on wednesday. >> justine: officials in japan are calling the situation very grave this morning after confirming that highly toxic plutonium is seeping from the cropland in has been detected in small amounts, from the power plants real activity can be shielded by a sheet of paper but it can remain in a person's lungs, organs to cause long-term damage. the official earthquake toll has now topped 11,000 people. due to in progress energy nuclear
proponents said carolina, florida up all detected small traces of iodine that began leaking from the plant in japan following that earthquake. the plant in week cony n.c. uses nine monitoring stations to check for any unusual readings. officials predicted that charcoal filters will contain trees radiation traveling all the way from japan. state health officials will continue to monitor the situation for any unusual spikes. experts say japan's new chiller and it highlights the need to get a better idea of what's happening here. they want to try and close with considered a big gap. few treatments exist to fight radiation exposure. there are some possibilities that could be years away. the newer developments include
>> justine: welcome back to the kron 4 news. >> erica: an update on that spot 800, to 738 a shutdown in three of lanes only the left lane is open in addition to washington street on ramp is shut down after a solo accident. estimated time 5:15 a.m. a much more details coming up. >> justine: mild weather in
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once you send, receive, you can comment, send text messages. it's a unique way to meet people in your location are nearby. will it be a huge hit? it could. it certainly is interesting. it is a free download from my files, injury. >> justine: coming up on the kron 4 morning news we have baseball on the brain we will show you what happened during the giants, a's game last night, a live look outside it is for 40 3:00 a.m. on this tuesday morning we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments.
about whether. >> louisa: here's a shot right now from the bay bridge approach, clear, dry, temperatures expected to warm up. if you duron of oakland temperatures are in the '40's. --if you are in oakland. 66 after noon friday, back down to the low 50s. --after noon high. as we had during to the afternoon it looks like having a problem with our maps, i will have to go in deep freeze this. wait till you see these tablatures is worth their weight. i promise. in the afternoon temperatures expected to warm up into the upper 60s. to 66 degrees for livermore, 69 napa up into concord
we're just flirting with 70 degrees. we're looking at temperatures that anywhere from three-five degrees. as we had this rob temperatures expected to one up even more. current temperatures in the 40's. 49 for san francisco, then into monday as well. suddenly, radar showing the storm system will to the north. weirdest looking at a few high club slipping through the area once this passes that's where the heat set in it will really take hold california it does not look like it will let up until saturday when things start to change. warming to the upper 60s. 69 in napa, 64 in richmond. temperatures should stay in to the mid- 60s warming. 67 los gatos,
morgan hill, 59 half moon bay. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. what it shows us is temperatures warm into the 80s. 14 decreed jump tomorrow. you feel the difference in the warm-up. keeping the sunshine around right here friday the next chance of rain saturday. >> erica: we're certainly tracking a hot spot here in the traffic center this team finished towed to in my last report. 80 southbound 283 is set down in three of the lanes all legal left lane is open in addition to that the washington street on ramp is still closed down until 5:15 a.m. due to an earlier solo big rig crashed after the driver fell asleep at the wheel. no major delays, it just a minor one. if you're heading in that direction allow yourself little extra
time. this is the only hot spot we're tracking take a look at some of your bridges. and your approach to the bay bridge is in very good shape. just a few cars that we saw 10 minutes ago traffic is flowing freely. no problems to report. a live look for you, you can see a few more cars on the road. lots of space between kurds. kron is down freeways, san francisco ran at the james lick, you can see the looks like a camera is frozen, and no problems. just seen? >> justine: the flood waters that pushed to the streets have finally stopped but they left behind a huge mass of papers costing $1 million in damage forcing the evacuation of immobile harm park -- mobile home park. it
is going to take some time to get life back to normal. >> reporter: at one. residents here say the wall of water, mud rolling down the main street was 3 ft. deep, it caused a lot of damage. you can see how the force of the watercolor -- water, huge caches. there is much in every driveway steps, skirt, citing missing. there's a lot of damage underneath their homes to plumbing, wiring. those homes closest suffered the most damaged when the rains simply overwhelmed a drain pipe. diverting the flood waters into the park, downhill into tropical village. repairing that pipe below may cost $1 million.
many of the neighbors will need new credit, floor coverings. to say nothing to the cost of cleaning up all the mud in and outside. a handful of the homes are lost dozens more sustained major damage. will it come as a sort of let out. >> justine: our team coverage of the cleanup continues with a cane thompson. >> reporter: in san pablo workers continue to clear large trees and branches hoping to protect the homes below several homes involved remained yellow tags. the residents living in hotels the city has declared a state of emergency hoping to get them aid. many are looking forward to a meeting at 6:00 p.m. to get more answers about the safety and what will be done to help them. this force cruz to put
in a new one, it's made a grimace about 100 people are without service. several streets are shut down. crews tallied the ground is so saturated from the storms that the rich simply gave way. >> justine: heavy in constant rains have taken a toll on the hills. that has began sliding off of hilltops exposing the hillside soil is falling on the hills along the home site. eight homes have been red, yellow tank meaning residents want to find someone else to stay. coming up, i want to get you updated on some hot spots. there's a live look now at
>> justine: did tuesday morning, a live likened of all this is 50 at skier and no one seems to be out on the road and sure that will change. george will take as to the next several hours with traffic updates. a live look good side, once the sun comes up it will be warm out even hotter tomorrow. i will give you head set, one. almost 834 degrees 81 on friday lots of sun i hope everyone will be sick the next couple of days at work trying to enjoy this nice weather. all the warm temperatures is making me feel like baseball season is finally back. the bay
bridge series was under way, the championship giants returned from a beating the a's. last day we had a chance to talk to some fans about what they expect for this season. >> we're going to do it again. we'll go to the world series and take on more time. i hope we win the whole season and then on. after the parade, the fans' best, seeing the world series trophy's not once but twice first-come second, having an pictures taken. i was born, raised here and die hard. >> justine: how you get a giant statue? that is cool. there's a lot of demand for giant ticket opening day, the game is on april 8th
against the cardinals it is sold out. but, there are tickets still available for sunday april 10th you can buy them from 50-$150 if your going his friends you will be able to sit together because there are no two seats next to each other. coming up, we're watching our hot spots this morning this is 738 where a big rig has crashed we'll have a live report in a minute, and get to update on traffic and weather. there yet, mark are here as is george. they will take you to the next hi. hi. you know i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. you just read my mind. [ male announcer ] just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money, and ruining your reputation.
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is set to testify plus the outcome. san >> darya: as a motorcyclist and i got officer is the victim of a hit and run. >> mark: the battle is on for gadhafi's home town the latest as a new air strikes have taken place and what steps the united states is taking today. >> live, from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. did morning, happy tuesday this is march 29th. >> mark: we're tracking a hot spot let's go right to check in with george. >> george: this is a pretty serious problem it's we're connected to 38 we had an accident in a similar occasion but not nearly as serious this has been blocking the connecting ramp since the 2:00 hour. erica was following it as we continue craig sklar is on
the scene. kron it has all but shut down this ramp? >> reporter: the ramp is closed, the tanker is blocking enough the tanker according to caltrans was not felt, it was empty. will that was spilled from was the oil pan and tank of the actual gas tank. so there's no gasoline from the tanker truck the driver was the right he was not injured. he claims he was cut off, at issue is of pictures of the tanker apparently there's some tracks that show he probably fell asleep, cut across the lane and then crashed into the embankment basically what they're saying is this was an early morning accident or the guy probably fell asleep. the tanker is up to the right. apparently they're moving it getting ready to lead it to that of the area it looks
like they're almost ready to use a truck later in the morning when there was more traffic this could been a really serious accident fortunately there wasn't much going on they should get better here within the next 15 to 20 minutes. but a major accident ever did here. >> i been checking with caltrans and they have posted on their emergency log and opening time of run to 9:00 a.m.. that may just be an altar conservative estimate but i know are originally they were talking about 515 have you had an opportunity to >> with anyone? >> in just the last half- hour the trank was facing towards the left and now it's facing towards the right. if you look, you can see it's facing. they're pretty dull lot to get into position.
>> george: let me show you a map, we're talking suspend aid 0 to 7238 heading from the nimitz over towards castro valley. most of the traffic is in this s bend direction. this could be a huge problem if they don't have it out in the last hour in the house. we could see a major back up developing that could drive up traffic. that is which need to know ride out the door. let's say you a quick bridge check. light traffic here, and no problems and easy approach to the bridge. and a look in '92 still no problems with the problems on the nimitz if they don't clearing up for any of you that take the nimitz freeway. leftover to
louisa hodge. >> erica: >> janu: >> louisa: today is mostly sunny, we're warming up slightly into the upper 60s closed at 70 degree mark. to ma, temperatures expected to skyrocket tuesday, a fairly warm lots of sunshine. the beach weather ahead of us, right now are temperatures sitting in the '40's. 47 degrees for san jose. sadly, radar shows a strong that bringing wet weather to the northwest. along the coastline. just a few high clouds. lots of sunshine today. that bridge really starts to dominate the area
as this storm passes of. that will bring as those temperatures to lull, through friday. warming into the 60s for santa rosa, 69 into another. mid-60's rid around the bay. along the coast 59 degrees. san jose 66 degrees, 65 in through fremont as we had been to tomorrow getting really close to that record- breaking heat. san francisco 71, 74 oakland. napa 83. that could break the old record of 82. santa rosa expected to come in 82. lots of sunshine ahead of us. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. it changes on saturday at big cool down a slight chance of showers. >> darya: thank you, the latest coming up of libya the battle is on for
gadhafi's home town, stronghold of the area. rebel attacks had been repelled by a rocket fired things to the international air strikes libyas rebels on a much stronger position having captured all the territory lost earlier to khaddafi. this is video of rebels with a set date road blocks along the highway. - -set up. new a strike after nightfall targeting civilian and military targets. native texas is seeking only to protect civilians. the u.s. will send an envoy to meet with leaders of the rebels fighting gaddafi. that move does not constitute from our recognition of the opposition. hillary clinton is preparing to meet opposition in london, here is mrs. clinton she is attending a conference on
the future. they're dropping leaflets to troops on the ground, the message refused gaddafi's orders, stop fighting, ago of >> mark: . president barack obama says when they want khaddafi removed from power the president is explaining the u.n. authorized position is only as it tries to enforce a no-fly zone. the international closed session with splinter. >> there is the custom in libya and the world would be better off with gaddafi at a power. i, along with many other leaders have embraced that goal. we will actively pursue it in non-military means. but broadening our mission to include changes would be a mistake. >> mark: he also pointed out the ground troops would have to be deployed to remove the gaddafi by force. >> darya: we will be right backh
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>> george: welcome back to the kron 4 news. we're reaching a hot spot here on highway 820 in san leandro, to. the connector ramp is all but shut down with only one lane open the official opening time is not until 9:00 but craig sklar is on the scene says it looks as though they may be minutes away from towing no way this tanker traffic complete update on this and other traffic when the kron 4 morning news returns. >> darya: the perjury trial of home-run king barry bonds continues this morning with the were gian be brothers expected to take the stand. it's expected they will be the first of several athletes to testify. the brothers had both admitted to using performance performance enhancing drugs. bonds former mint witness testified yesterday think he
blames and how about injury on steroid use. the body and behavior of her boyfriend change during their nine year relationship. >> mark: at police officers in the hospital recovering from face and head injuries he was thrown from his motorcycle in this crash which police say happened in a felony hit-and-run. the driver took off in a light blue honda accord officers say he was crossing on for st. when the honda pulled out in front of him. police say it's possible the driver had to stop because someone was pulling a out of a parking lot but fleeing the scene will lead to a felony charges. >> darya: we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments. as we starting to our warm-up, little by little, day-by- day. a live peek at the clear skies, it is dark. rain now it is 49 degrees.
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>> george: welcome back to the kron 4 news. 7 com-880, heading and the san leandro. over towards castro. as second accident in about two or three weeks in the same location this one is more serious it's been out there since 2:00 a.m. a tanker truck overturned, only one lane is open rain now it's also affected south and 800 as well. the official estimated opening time is 9:00 a.m. kron4 is craig sklar is on the scene, he's optimistic that they may be headed there sooner than that he believes the tanker truck is likely to be toyota there surely these flashing lights are that a great to attract prepared to all that away. the
possibility does exist, and looks as though there's some movement. you see some trucks parked and the right side there's the possibility that we may see a quick opening time it was at one time hoped that there might have this ramp open by 5:15 a.m. this is location of the problem, and ran up from 800 on highway 238 right now as you can see there's not much of back up, traffic is light enough that the one lane is able to handle it. bridge check, no other hot spots, problem spots around the bay. your bay bridge right still looks good. no problems leading to it, your ride to the san mateo bridge looks good for the westbound commute. golden gate bridge is clear. even now as we >> to the are reconfiguring the bridge. much nicer weather this week than last. >> louisa: we ever really
nice forecast ahead of us but we deserve after all of that range here's a shot of san mateo bridge we're dry we will warmups' them today. mostly clear this morning. as we have been to tomorrow we could break into the record-breaking territory. warm weather is expected to continue until friday. we're talking about eighties. temperatures war or just slightly getting into the upper 60s in places like concord, sarah said, napa. in most locations your seeing a good and not of warm-up. -- san francisco. four degrees warmer again yesterday in napa, five degrees concord. overall, a big warmup for today. also
for tomorrow. current temperatures sitting in the '40's in most locations. satellite, radar shows that storm breaking into the northwest bringing some showers as far northern california. and i area a few high clouds we have the rich building as it does once the storm passes that's when those really warm temperatures will seven. afternoon highs expected to warm to the '60s. napa 63, about a degree warmer than that in san rafael. east bay staying in the mid- 60's, said bay 66. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. watched those temperatures jumping up by 14 degrees into the 80s. that sunshine is really going to dominate your forecasts. >> justine: this justin gunmen have taken over a government building in ironic authorities have
unfortunately lost contact with three local politicians after gun when men stormed inside. they're shooting at security forces that have surrounded the building. some people did manage to escape. >> mark: $100,000 reward has been issued to help find any antioch a middle school teacher who is believed to a flight to mexico. he's taught at park middle school of lead to the teaching in a year-old boy in a proper way. he's accused of also making lewd comments. the school has been notified, and formal charges have been filed they could have been extradited from mexico. state and federal authorities are investigating an explosion after a newspaper blowup. the idea in the of the victim will likely be released today. the blast
was an isolated incident, consisting of vacaville police is the bomb squad. there's still trying to determine if this was random or if this man was targeted >> darya: as a teenager try to kill three of his teachers has been convicted of murder. he sent off to pipe bombs before being tackled by a teacher. prosecutors say he was angry at teachers who gave him bad grades. jurors will have to decide whether not he was saying was committing the crimes. the key witness in the trial of two men charged in three murders are expected back on the stand. he's testifying against defendants as part of a plea deal he told jurors that he was ordered to kill because
of the man's relatives had killed his brother. he carried out that it as well as on chauncey bailey it was investigating the financial black muslim bakery. >> mark: jurors found him guilty to killing his pants in there, 32 year-old oren assured the third was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder. prosecutors say he killed his parents and march of 2008 so he collect an inheritance to pay off his gambling said. there from being, sap to death in their home a week after they were killed. he's due to be sentenced may 28th. >> darya: we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments. a live look at the approach to the bay bridge it is nice, quiet. nothing to concern
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>> mark: welcome back to the kron 4 news. what in bay area weather, highs at near 80 degrees for tomorrow. there's day, friday. cooling backed down for the weekend a slight chance of showers. >> darya: california's drought is over everywhere except for the state capital. the state remains in a state of a drought emergency. the proclamation signed back in 2009, farm groups say it is still needed, the increase of precipitation does not mean we're at of the woods in terms of california's long- term supply. >> mark: market have mine stocks finished slightly lower apparent economic reports due out today that we will be watching the
index for home prices, consumer confidence for march. congress's chief auditor is not from lawmakers that the financial overhaul law is due to cost a multibillion-dollar temperament as 11 agencies will not hire thousands of employes to enforce the new law is very little of that money is coming from taxpayers. the gop is shifting strategy on fannie mae and freddie mac lawmakers plan to introduce eight bills that each take a small step towards pushing the mark is giants added business. they want to show voters of their desire to shrink government. >> justine: we're talking about the market's i just found out that cisco is going to announce its intent to acquire a privately held company called new scale inc. they provide software 2 t a different itea organizations. i'm sure will
not be cheap by the financial terms are not being disclosed. >> darya: thank you, the supreme court is going to hear arguments today in a major class-action lawsuit against wal-mart its largest job discrimination lawsuit ever against the nation's largest retailer at issue is a decision on whether not the suit to move forward wal-mart says there's no evidence that female employees or poorly treated the company also order argues it includes too many women to meet prepositions in its 3400 stores. >> mark: we'll be right back as the kron 4 morning news continues right after the break.
connector to 238 has only one lane open look of the emergency vehicles, we just got an update from the california highway patrol kron4 craig sklar is even talking with the siege been on the scene we will get further details from him. they're estimating they may be able to clear the track in the next 45 minutes. then caltrans will be able to clean up the remaining oil spill which as we heard a resulted from the oil pan of the charts in the field think the tanker itself thankfully it did not leak. let's show you the location, that is read here, south and 800 quantity 38 luckily there is now back up here leading to that connecting ramp it is only because of the early morning hours things have not yet begun
to back up. that's another reason why the california highway patrol has not authorized trucks to use interstate 800, greg what have you been able to learn? >> reporter: they may get the truck bed of their within the hour the promising not to fix the damage to the concrete set up to the ramp. that means a kid be 9:00 before they open not ramp. rush-hour traffic will probably be a mass that have to keep the rapid cells closed long after they removed the truck. what you're seeing is nothing compared to the mess that they will see because the ramp does go southbound to 800. that is a problem they have to deal with. >> george: it is our understanding that that grant is the other one leading from the nimitz on
8383 have that right? >> the one with the cars that 2238, east bound, the ramp the see gust 880 southbound. anyone trying to head south bound is going to find that blocked. >> george: and other words the rams here from washington street on they will have to use the next cramdown which would likely be welling, as we talked earlier for the traffic jam it could be affecting traffic to san lorenzo, hayward because the next available ramp would be on from the welling street. we mentioned this was not our only hot spot, this is 101. it is no. down near holly street we had word of the big rig accident i least two big raids on the first report were " over. in the northbound direction. both
directions for the commute direction for the bayshore freeway. this is early so as of yet note big backups' reported. huge potential for trouble, especially with a motorcycle accident. bridge check, bay bridge westbound, the ec ride looks good heading towards the toll plaza in no problems to, san mateo was good last time we checked it, i think it's still there even though the camera picture is not. now, here is a look at the weather. >> louisa: we're starting to watch those temperatures rise come today, a big warmup kicks into gear tomorrow. today mostly sunny. by tomorrow we could accept some records. as we head into thursday loss of sunshine temperatures will stay warm into the 80s.
marine harrier temperatures are sitting into the forties as we head into the afternoon getting close to that 70 degree mark. temperatures staying in the mid '60s along the bay. along the coast 59 for half moon bay, 66 san jose. tomorrow, watch how warm temperatures expected to get could jump up by 14 degrees. oakland 74, not but if we do get the temperature of 83 degrees that will break a record of 82 said back in 2001. san jose upper 70's. still getting into record breaking territory. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. watch that one of the sunshine will play
pickerel and are forecast for this week in fact, if you're willing to had to give a speech tomorrow, thursday, friday by saturday we have a big cool down a slight chance of some slowdowns. showers. we start to warmer temperatures rebounding into the '70s. >> darya: heavy, rain, taking a toll on the area around hercules. the soil is falling under homes and the terror under block, eight homes have been red, yellow tag meeting residents how to find shelter elsewhere. >> mark: more now on the san jose police officer was hit he's 29 years so there was a hit and run accident, kron4 is jonathan bloom has the latest.
>> reporter: police are looking for the driver of a light blue honda accord it was involved in an accident with a police officer that officer is in the hospital after he was on his motorcycle running into the bark of the honda accord. the driver made a right turn, the officer rear ended on that. at that point it was a traffic infraction as soon as the jurors brought it became a felony. they're sure the driver knows the officer ran into the car they're hoping he are she was just scared. >> darya: san francisco police are looking for thieves that stole jewelry from a struggle over the weekend that happened on saturday. the thieves broke into an adjoining business the store has six surveillance cameras but the interstate down and crawl around all there was
>> justine: falling in some big international news the cabin has resigned against the company's worst unrest in decades. the cabinet has resigned more updates at the morning. >> darya: officials are calling the situation very grave after confirming highly toxic plutonium is seeping from the power plant. plutonium has been detected in small amounts, and radioactivity can be shielded by a sheet of paper but it to remain in the lungs and other organs to cause long-term damage. in the meantime the version of that call has taught
11,000. experts say the new killer emergency highlights the need to close the big medical crap. the possibilities in the pipeline that there could be away. the news developments include rapid testing that could spot a with a injection in blood. >> mark: we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments. on live a character hotspot we are following in san leandro. george is monitoring we'll have an update after the bank. [ coach ] in albuquerque, citi pre-approved my mortgage.
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from bond's personal trainer craig anderson. >> darya: police are looking for a driver of fog and a hit and run of the san jose police officer. for the public's help in locating the driver of a 2004-2006 light blue honda accord involved in a hit and run that left an officer injured. sgt. jason dwyer said that approximately 1:39 p.m. at the intersection of a vehicle when the honda abruptly pulled up in front him. rebel attacks had been repelled by heavy fire, the u.s. is sending an envoy to meet with leaders and rebels, the move does not constitute formal recognition of the obstetrician. as we are tracking a couple of hot spots. >> george: the worst of which is here in san leandro, it is on the connecting ramp from the nimitz on to 238. some of about 800 leading wanted to create that is the right
towards castro valley. what is happening is a big rig has overturned. while progress has been made to remove the tanker truck there's still this bill that needs to be cleaned, also some roadway damage. the california highway patrol has issued an sid a layard, the official time of reopening is now 9:00 a.m. that is what caltrans believes the estimate is how long it will take to repair the damage. the worst problem is going to be not only the back appear on the nimitz getting on to 238 but also for locals use this route to get onto 880 southbound from washington ave. the execs will be closed, so will be the washington on ramp. those of the two brands that are affected this is really for locals, those view drive it know what i am talking about. you'll probably have
to go little farther south to get on to the nimitz freeway. that will tie up traffic on city streets. it is likely there will have an impact here because only one lane will be open. craig sklar has been on the scene they have essentially been making some progress in clearing this crash that is why he's had to move his shot. jackie another hot spot this time on the peninsula better news for northbound 101. the big rig accident that was blocking lanes has just been cleared to the shoulder weekend strike that line that says lanes blocked but there is a back up pass the scene in the northbound direction no indication on whether not there were any serious injuries. if not we could see this crash clear fairly quickly before there's a chance of a big back up. project, a bridge, westbound traffic, still looks good. no delays, no leading
lights, no problems. san mateo bridge, westbound commute is smooth. golden gate bridge, a smooth, no problems on the span. the bridge is configured with four lanes in the south and direction. now, here is a look at the weather. >> will: >> louisa: good morning george, this morning live shot of the james lick, right now temperatures are sitting in the '40's in san francisco, named time working away up to 60. high- temperature 63. today, temperatures warmer than yesterday. upper 60s to places like concord, napa. overall we are worried across the board. tomorrow we are expecting those temperatures to skyrocket. debitor sitting in the '40's, as we head towards the afternoon expecting them to warm up slightly. we of a storm bringing some showers
to the northwest. once this shifts the east, that's when i bridge built in and this temperatures really start to take off by tomorrow we could be talking about some record-breaking heat with temperatures getting up into these this afternoon a little cooler still pretty pleasant upper 60s for fairfield, concord, mid-60's around the bay down into the assets bay ridge around 66 degrees for san jose. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. one into the 80s keeping hold of those eighties or radon do the work week at least in the inland spots. low '70's, the upper 60s around the coast. by the weekend we kuleshov slight chance of showers warming up quickly but it does not last long. >> darya: the sun will be at today in seoul the construction crews after the road gave way in the pounding rain. kron4 is will
tran take a look. >> will: that comes and asks the raiders are just as much part of that scenery as the gates and million-dollar homes. as you can see there's no around the clock work taking place this is not a major route, mostly used by people who have reason to be here. residents can still track of past the cones. in hills parker, will tran, kron4. >> mark: state rate lenders are being geared to toughen the $3 million settlement with pacific gas and electric company over failure to provide documentation. executives in the utilities commissioner defendant saying it sets strict milestones to prove that it safely moving gas. the commission could vote on the settlement as early as april 11th. the city of san bruno will open their freezers and recovery center for those affected by the
blast. it's an outpost for information, case management will allow residents to get support. case workers will stop the new sector which will have area's for groups come to meetings, streamlined yard difficult process the residents are going through. >> darya: activists are calling for an end. gay rights advocates are challenging a request by the obama administration to keep the military's repealed "don't ask, don't tell" policy in place while the pentagon prepares for its repeal.in a brief filed monday in the 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals in san francisco by lawyers for the group called log cabin republicans, the group termed keeping the policy in place as "absurd." at issue is the constitutionality of congress allowing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy to stay in effect to give the pentagon time to train troops and take other steps outlined in december when lawmakers cleared the way for the policy's repeal. earlier this year, the administration said it would no longer defend the 1996 ban. last year a district court judge issued an injunction barring enforcement of the policy. >> mark: the envy it feels a little warmer as we get ready for temperatures to
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>> darya: take a look at a tough sell it looks cold, 80 at truckee they have lots of snow take advantage of you can have up there. seven days here around the bay we are looking at a breeze today, we will see some nascent trend, the highs are warming up. high of 69. it really gets warm. when still looks good to. wednesday, thursday, 84-83 degrees. we still hold on the '80s. fabulous end of the week. a chance of rain on the weekends. it really is a lot, 66, crawling up to 69. >> mark: baseball season is almost upon us, it's time is running at to choose your side. giant than a's closing at spring training with the bay series. striking yet
david at this green, that doubles in the right now. the credit card machines were working, it was the rubble late for the offense by a great night for baseball. a single to right field, exciting game at this point, at bottom of the inning, aubrey have hit a solo shot, that puts the giants at 4-3 that's how this game ends. this and it will play in oakland tonight. brian wilson is not going to be ready to play. his chances of playing in the regular season begins are less than 250. a final decision will not be made until after easter visible concessions in arizona today. he strained a muscle in his left side, training